Clifford “Sonny” Chambers, 71, of Newport, passed away Thursday, January 7, 2021, at Carolina East Medical Center in New Bern.
His funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, January 14, 2021, at Munden Funeral Home in Morehead City. Interment will follow at Gethsemane Memorial Park. Friends are welcome to attend the service. For those unable to attend, the family invites you to view the webcasting of the service through his obituary page on Munden Funeral Home’s website. In keeping with the CDC guidelines pertaining to the Coronavirus, those who are ill or at-risk (elderly, immune-compromised) are encouraged to stay home. Additionally, there will be a limit to the number of people in the building at one time, as well, those who attend will be asked to bring and wear a protective mask. Help us honor the family while practicing safe measures. Friends are also encouraged to leave words of comfort to the family through the website.
“Sonny” was born on March 11, 1949, in Portland, Maine. He was predeceased by his parents, Myron and June Chambers. He honorably served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War where his bravery was awarded with 2 Purple Heart medals. In his free time, he always enjoyed shooting a good game of pool. He will be remembered as a loving father and grandfather to his family.
He is survived by his sons, Daniel Chambers and Matthew Chambers, both of Newport; sisters, Debbie Ellington and husband Jerry of Clayton, Sandy Choate and husband David of Newport, and Sharon Tetterton of Newport; brothers, Wayne Chambers of Newport and Marvin Chambers and wife Sarah of Dunn; grandchildren, Nathaniel Chambers and Madison Chambers; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Pamela Beamer Chambers.
The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m., Thursday, January 14, 2021, at Munden Funeral Home in Morehead City. The same safety guidelines will apply.
As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Clifford to the Disabled American Veterans, 3725 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring KY 41076 or 3725 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring KY 41076 or to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka KS 66675.
Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at www.mundenfuneralhome.net
Arrangements by Munden Funeral Home & Crematory in Morehead City, NC.
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